2016 brought some significant, and sometimes scary, changes to the world and society is fighting to redefine its identity.
Many of us have become vividly aware of online perceptions and we’re ready to embrace the unfiltered and the raw.
So how does this translate into design? Read our predictions on Design Trends 2017 below.
The world revolves around great design, it always has and it always will, but great design is fickle. It can change with the wind, be gone in a flash and you’ll be left wondering what great design looks like now. Design is a trend. Design is fashion.
Using an image as a background often creates a design problem; different tones in the background conflict with font colour and logos. A common way to tackle this is by using a dark overlay and done tastefully it adds another dimension to the overall design.
Sometimes ugly isn’t ugly. Bright, contrast, clashing.
Mix things up a bit with a hollow font.
Louder, Brighter, Bolder
Colour. Colour. Colour.
2017 is all about the authenticity; original design is integral to standing out.
Stock images and copy cats won’t be endured by many, so get your creative hat on!
We’ve mentioned this already in our previous blog (Website trends for 2017) but hand drawn elements are massive this year.
Like a modern version of Andy Warhol’s work; duo-tones are popping up and taking 2017 by storm.
Stack those letters for a more dynamic logo.
Get some line art into your life.
Negative space is a real crowd-pleaser and it’s easy to understand why; it’s so simple but so smart!
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